MELBOURNE – Uber drivers forced to break the law

https://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace/uber-drivers-complain-they-are-forced-to-break-the-law-to-do-their-job-20190110-p50qm8.html?fbclid=IwAR01UJAjGwmr2MmxPQ2MhY0V2NcMkfJuzAVXOHjlAHWVAb383eOuLzrbBF4 ...
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PERTH – Uber passenger stung with $252 fare

https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/uber-new-years-eve-surge-charge-sees-perth-passenger-stung-with-252-bill-for-32km-trip-ng-b881062403z ...
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DARWIN – Centre link for taxi drivers

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-11/taxi-drivers-centrelink-uber-market-pay-drops-darwin/10703178 ...
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BRISBANE – Unsanctioned Uber pick up zones

Michael Wray, Transport Reporter, The Courier-Mail A GROUP of unsanctioned Uber pick-up zones in South Bank that drew howls of ...
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UK – Woman raped by Uber driver

https://au.news.yahoo.com/woman-kidnapped-raped-getting-car-thought-uber-015209760.html ...
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INDIA

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/softbank-comes-calling-again-to-infuse-1-billion-in-ola/articleshow/66930093.cms ...
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INDIA – Uber V Ola

https://wap.business-standard.com/article/companies/uber-vs-ola-race-in-top-gear-who-will-win-india-s-ride-hailing-market-119011700049_1.html ...
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SOUTH KOREA – Taxi driver dies in protest to ride share

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/10/seoul-taxi-driver-sets-alight-protest-ride-sharing-app/ ...
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USA – Robberies involving FAKE Uber drivers

https://abc13.com/6-robberies-in-last-2-months-involving-fake-uber-drivers-hpd/5031777/?fbclid=IwAR3mMMUDmpCG6BhVLgF5WhOKugdhshuOGQU0pLoQ5B7dn2wBMOKnaLINjnc ...
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USA – Woman loses in taxi credit scam

Woman loses $3600 in taxi credit card scam ...
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USA – Uber driver charged

Uber driver facing impaired driving charges ...
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CHINA

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/14/ponyai-launches-driverless-taxi-app-in-china.html ...
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NOT LOCAL BUT HAS SOME RELEVANCE TO AUSTRALIA.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-grab-vinasun-trial/grab-ordered-to-pay-compensation-to-vietnamese-taxi-firm-idUSKCN1OR0I9 ...
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SYDNEY – WIIL THE LAWS CHANGE OR WILL THEY ENFORCE MORE DILLIGENTLY?

Today a Sydney Driver was fined for using his mobile phone illegally to accept a rideshare trip. The driver is ...
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QUEENSLAND – BUT THE SAME STORY IN ADELAIDE

Document reveals holes in policing of ride-sharing since Uber legalised Michael Wray, Transport reporter, The Courier-Mail TRANSPORT officials have been ...
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ADELAIDE – UBER ROBBERY

AN UBER driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries after being robbed of his phones in Adelaide’s south. The ...
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SYDNEY

https://www.smh.com.au/politics/nsw/1-rideshare-levy-nets-34m-for-state-but-taxis-are-losing-money-20181218-p50mvm.html ...
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BRISBANE

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/australian-first-uber-pickup-zone-agreement-riles-taxi-industry-20181221-p50nsj.html ...
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MELBOURNE

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/woman-sexually-assaulted-after-men-acted-as-fake-ride-share-drivers-20181219-p50n39.html ...
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WORLD

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-17/uber-s-ex-goldman-bankers-turn-secretive-debt-sales-into-big-hit ...
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UK – Uber loses appeal against landmark UK workers’ rights ruling

https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/10/31/uber-loses-appeal-against-landmark-uk-workers-rights-ruling.html ...
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USA – More trouble for Uber

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/12/14/sidecar_uber_lawsuit/ ...
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CANADA – Driver claims Uber won’t pay compensation.

Uber driver claims company won’t provide insurance compensation after collision ...
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